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The Soft Moon remixes the latest song from Trent Reznor’s How To Destroy Angels

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    12 Dec 2012
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The Soft Moon remixes the latest song from Trent Reznor's How To Destroy Angels

A match made in heaven hell: Luis Vasquez re-imagines Reznor’s latest brainchild.

Out of the limited How to destroy angels_ catalog, ‘Ice Age’ is the song least indebted to the industrial rock of Nine Inch Nails. It’s a chilly folk ballad that builds gently over nearly seven minutes while focusing on the sullen vocals of Mariqueen Maandig.

Vasquez’s modus operandi as The Soft Moon is blending harshly textured synth-pop and coldwave influences (sound familiar?). His remix of ‘Ice Age’ is ominous and claustrophobic: the song swells under tidal waves of synthesizer, razor-edged feedback, and martial drumline percussion.

Stream and download the remix below. FACT recently interviewed Vasquez and reviewed The Soft Moon’s Zeros. The Soft Moon begins a North American tour tonight; those dates are below.

12-12 Los Angeles, CA – Echo +
12-13 San Diego, CA – Casbah +
12-14 Oakland, CA – the New Parish +
12-18 Portland, OR – Holocene +
12-19 Seattle, WA – Barboza +
12-20 Vancouver, BC – Waldorf +
1-8 Manhattan, NY – Mercury Lounge ¥
1-9 Cambridge, MA – Tt the Bear´s ¥
1-10 Rochester, NY – Bug Jar ¥
1-12 Chicago, IL – the Empty Bottle ¥
1-13 Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups ¥
1-15 Atlanta, GA – 529 ¥
1-16 Athens, GA – the Caledonia Lounge ¥
1-17 Durham, NC – the Pinhook ¥
1-18 Philadelphia, PA – North Star Bar ¥
1-19 Hamden, CT – the Outer Space ¥
1-20 Washington, DC – Black Cat ¥

+ = W/ Group Rhoda
¥ = W/ Majical Cloudz


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